As the sun shines and schools break up, it’s time to stock up on summer reads. This week (until Saturday 1st August) all adult books are £1 or less. Children’s books are also on sale- they are all 50p or less. And and always we still have our lovely 20p section out the front.
We have loads of great fiction in stock, much from the last few years. Here’s a few great books/authors we usually have a few copies of:
The unlikely pilgramage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce.
After receieving a letter that a friend has cancer Harold fry goes out to post his reply, but he doesn’t stop at the post box, instead, he just keeps walking… (The sequal has just been published).
The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht.
Winner of the orange prize for fiction 2011. A mix of balkan folk tales, the jungle book and a girl who nearly truns into a tiger.
Alexander McCall Smith’s The No.1 Ladies detective agency.
A popular series following the adentures of Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s first ever female detective.
Life of Pi by Yan Martel.
A fantastical story of an indian boy castaway in a boat with only a tiger for a companion. Recently made into a film.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
Narrated by Death, this is the story of Lisel, A nine year old girl living in Nazi Germany who starts to steal books.
Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie.
In 1945, Hiroko Tanaka is in Nagasaki and has a plan for her life. Then the bomb falls and everything chnages.
Our fiction is arranged by author surname. Although the volunteers in the shop won’t know what we have in stock (we don’t have a catalogue) if you can’t find something on the shelf do ask as we have a stock of duplicates of popular fiction.
Image by Alexander Cahlenstein CC2.0 licence.